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Fun in the Sun Program Wins National Award


United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Fun in the Sun program, along with a program in Ohio and one in New York, was recognized by the National Summer Learning Association for “demonstrating excellence in accelerating academic achievement and promoting healthy development for low-income young people.” Fun in the Sun works with 250 young people ages 7 to 18 for seven weeks each summer, and draws 500 volunteer mentors.

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